INTRALOT SIGNS FIXED ODDS BETTING GAMES CONTRACT IN CHILE
INTRALOT de Chile, subsidiary of INTRALOT SA, has signed a 6-year contract with the state lottery organization of Chile “Polla Chilena de Beneficencia” for the organisation of Fixed Odds Betting games. The agreement has a renewal option and includes operational services, such as odds compiling, risk management and marketing, as well as consulting services on the promotion of the games.
The launch is expected within the 1st half of 2004 and the games will be available through the already installed system and terminals of Polla’s points-of-sale network, as well as via alternative sale channels (Internet, call centres and mobile phones).
Mr Santiago Gonzalez, General Director of Polla Chilena, commented: “We are excited in offering the fixed odd betting games in the Chilean market. Working with INTRALOT, the biggest organizer in sports betting worldwide, we are confident that the games will boost our lottery’s revenues.”
Mr. Constantinos Antonopoulos, INTRALOT’s CEO, commented: “This new contract is a big success for INTRALOT, as Polla Chilena de Beneficencia is the 1st state lottery in Latin America that implements fixed odds betting games. We are certain that our extended know-how on fixed odds games will significantly contribute to the growth of sales of Polla.”
The fixed odds games offered will include football matches, tennis and Formula 1.
INTRALOT is engaged in the development of integrated gaming systems and provides multiple services related to the design, development, operation and support of games. Based on its extensive know how, advanced product development specifications and substantial experience in organizing and operating lottery games, INTRALOT can offer its clients custom-made integrated solutions, which ensure maximum efficiency and absolute security. Following a highly successful period of rapid growth, INTRALOT is ranked 3rd in revenues and 2nd in profits, based on 2002 financial results, among lottery suppliers worldwide, and maintains a steady course towards the leading position in the global market. Today the company has secured an important position in the European and South American markets while is expanding its presence in North America and S.E. Asia